Tag Archive: Jackson

Soybean Rust Detected in Jackson County

Figure 1. Soybean rust was detected on soybean in a soybean sentinel plot in Jackson County, Florida on June 26, 2017. The map above shows scouted and confirmed locations through July 18, 2017 as reported on the USDA IPM PIPE website. Ian Small, Kelly O’Brien, and David Wright, UF/IFAS NFREC Quincy, and Ethan Carter , …

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Jackson Cattlemen’s Tour July 21

Melvin Adams was one of three ranches to host the JCCA Tour in 2016 JCCA Cattlemen’s Tour 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM CDT, Friday, July 21 The Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association will be hosting a ranch tour on Friday, July 21.  Tour participants will gain insights into hay production, presented by two-time Jackson County Hay Farmer …

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Carinata Starting to Come Up in Jackson County

This fall several growers in the Panhandle and South Georgia contracted with a company out of Canada called Agrisoma to grow Carinata. Carinata is an oilseed crop that can be used for producing jet fuel, that also has potential for being grown in the South. See Dr. Jim Marois’ post titled Ethiopian Mustard: a New …

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Cindale Farms Honored as Jackson County Agricultural Innovators

Doug Mayo, Jackson County Extension recognized Brad & Meghan Austin, and Cindy & Dale Eade as Agricultural Innovators in Jackson County. On Thursday August 21, 2014, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This is …

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Agricultural Innovator: Jackson County

On Friday August 9, 2013, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center in Marianna.  This is the third year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most innovative farmers from the …

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Corn Harvest Begins in Jackson County

The relentless rain in July had many corn growers in the Panhandle wondering if it would ever stop long enough to harvest their corn crop. Finally, growers in Jackson County have gotten some relief and have started to harvest their earliest planted fields. Irrigated corn yields are doing very well despite the dry weather in …

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Mysterious 6 Legged Calf born in Jackson County Explained

Dr. Owen Rae, DVM, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, said “The condition is called polymelia or, an easier description, parasitic limbs. Willard Yeomans said, “I have been milking cows for 58 years and have never seen anything like this!” Willard Yeomans, who owns Oak Ridge Dairy located just north of Grand Ridge, discovered a very …

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Jackson County Weather Summary

June was a good month for farmers and ranchers in the area. Above average rainfall and more normal high temperatures have crops growing under less stress than the previous two years. June rains brought some welcome drought relief to the area. The area is still 35 inches below average over the past three years,however, Jackson …

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Drought Continues in Jackson County

Data collected from UF/IFAS Marianna FAWN Station The chart above is a monthly weather summary from the UF/IFAS FAWN weather station located at the North Florida Research and Education Center. May 2012 was hot and dry, and added to the precipitation deficits of the past three years. The rain shortfall since January 2010 has increased …

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